Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 265

FAMU foolishness – I’ve written before how HBCU leadership – especially boards of trustees full of personal politics and petty jealousies – may cause...

Happy birthday, Marcus Mosiah Garvey!

This is not a history lesson. It is simply about homage, recognition, and appreciation of a Black man who loved his people so much...

War in a Black community

I’ve been reading some of the writings of my friends, colleagues and even some of my enemies. I discovered that many of those persons...

How Democrats can be the death of #BlackLivesMatter

A year after the police murder of Michael Brown, an incipient mass movement struggles to congeal and define itself. The emergent movement is rooted in...

Julian Bond − A dedicated life of service

Horace Julian Bond was born Jan. 14, 1940 in Nashville, Tenn., into a family of privilege. His father, Horace Mann Bond, was a noted educator...

Saddened by death of Julian Bond

The news that Julian Bond passed away at 75 saddened me deeply. America has lost a true and still vital champion for justice. President Obama,...

The legacy of Julian Bond

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) family pauses to mourn the passing of civil rights leader Julian Bond. But we also know that it...

Another giant has fallen

Many of us woke up on August 16 to the news that Julian Bond, a hero who was at the forefront of the civil...

Ferguson started a new civil rights movement

THE ST. LOUIS AMERICAN GUEST EDITORIAL Editor’s note: This editorial was originally published in the St. Louis American, the Black-owned weekly newspaper in St. Louis, Mo....

Republicans itching for war with Iran

With each scare tactic employed by those who oppose the nuclear deal with Iran, I not only become more and more furious, but equally...

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